Insanely narrow Japanese building houses yakitori-ya and apartment


This building featured on Japanese television is only 83cm wide at its most narrow point. I know people that are wider than that!

This triangular building sits on the corner of Nico Nico Road. The first floor of this two-story building is a yakitori restaurant that seems to really pack it in at night, which is impressive as it's only about 300 square feet in total. The video shows that the single counter is adaptable; removing one segment allows one end to become lower, seating more than a dozen people inside for food and drinks. And those yakitori look good!

Upstairs is where the shop owner's parents live. You see, this strange building has been in the family for about 100 years. They didn't even have a bathroom until a recent remodel, says JapanProbe. Now the elderly couple has everything they need to get by, including special-made triangular shelves and furniture to maximize living space. 

I guess it goes without saying that the inhabitants of this house need to watch what they eat. Fatties couldn't get around in this house.

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